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Ayrton Senna

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 10 pounds. The term derives from the name of Ayrton Senna, a racecar driver in the 1980s and 1990s. In Cockney rhyming slang, Senna rhymes with a casual pronunciation of tenner. It is sometimes shortened to Ayrton.
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It's amazing to think that it took Ayrton eight attempts to win this race and it's one of the few I haven't yet won.
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2015 Formula One World Championship - and aims to win in Brazil as a salute to Ayrton Senna (below)
Knowing that this would be the race that I would equal Ayrton, who won here and had quite an interesting time here, made for quite an emotional day.
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Fernando Alonso said: I have never hidden my deep admiration for Ayrton Senna, my favourite driver, my idol on track, my reference.
On top of that, you could see Ayrton was doing his best, working hard and giving 100 per cent concentration, effort and strength.
3) Honda's project to create new experiences through precise reproduction of driving data recorded during the qualifying for the 1989 F1 Japan Grand Prix when Ayrton Senna marked the lap record of Suzuka Circuit at that time.
Lightweight class: 1 Karl Parkin, 2 Tom Bolland, 3 Ayrton Todd.
Three-year-old Ayrton Hughes-Johns still carries the scars, both physical and emotional, after suffering friction burns, cuts and bruises while on the Bumble Bee ride at Stourport-on-Severn's Treasure Island attraction.
21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today EF Englishtown - the world's largest online English school - announced a partnership with Ayrton Senna Institute.
A Grand Prix car driven by Ayrton Senna in his debut F1 season will go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions's spring sale on May 16.
The decision sees the Senna name return to Williams, for whom Bruno's late uncle Ayrton, the three-time world champion, was driving when he was killed at the San Marino Grand Prix in May 1994.